In the midst of their teaching and other responsibilities at Ridley our Faculty are active writers, publishing books, book chapters, journal articles and blogs, and contributing to Melbourne Anglican, Essentials, and other newspapers. Michael Bird even had two articles published in the Washington Post in late 2019.
Here’s a sample of some recent and forthcoming publications from our Faculty.
Michael Bird and Scott Harrower collaborated as editors of a book which also includes a chapter by former Ridley Principal, Graham Cole:The New Testament in its World: History, Literature, Theology.
N.T. Wright and Michael Bird’s The New Testament in its World: History, Literature, Theology is a substantial volume (nearly 1000 pages!) which places the New Testament and early Christianity in their original contexts
Rhys Bezzant has recently written a chapter and an article on Jonathan Edwards:
Michael has recently written a number of book chapters including:
Is Jesus History? had its Melbourne launch at Ridley in early 2020.In this timely book, historian Dr John Dickson unpacks how the field of history works, giving readers the tools to evaluate for themselves what we can confidently say about figures like the Emperor Tiberius, Alexander the Great, Pontius Pilate, and, of course, Jesus of Nazareth.He presents the evidence, methods, and conclusions of mainstream scholars-both Christian and not-and asks some pertinent contemporary questions, without offering any pushy answers: If Jesus really did exist, what are we to make of his own claims and those of his followers, and what would any of it mean for us today?
Scott has written a chapter and an article for publication in 2020:
Jill has two chapters (‘Desert Spring, Disappointment Creek, Dead Dog Waterhole: Is the Book of Jeremiah Bad for Women?’, and ‘Grandmothers of Intention: Women in Australian Theological Academia (1883–2003)’) in a book she co-edited with Denise Cooper-Clark:Grounded in the Body, in Time and Place, in Scripture: Papers by Australian Women Scholars in the Evangelical Tradition.Jill has written two other chapters for publication in 2020:
Andrew has two forthcoming articles:
Andrew has a forthcoming article in Novum Testamentum:
Rev’d Dr. Brian has two book chapters and a journal article accepted for publication in 2020:
Graham has revised his PhD dissertation for publication:
Lindsay is writing a book on reading Old Testament ethics through a wisdom lens: